Gathering the spoil…

I collect words. I hadn’t seen it quite this way before, but in this getting ready to move process I’ve been going through all our possessions–sorting, sifting, tossing and boxing.  And one thing has become obvious, I am packing a lot of words away! My boxes are full of them.  It’s almost embarrassing to assemble […]

The Worth of Words

I’m noticing in my reading this week the dramatic effect that words can have, depending on their source. The contrast is clear in two instances recorded in II Samuel 20. First, “There happened to be there a worthless man… And he blew the trumpet and said…” People followed him, as people will, and soon a […]